Department of Housing and Urban Development


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Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Created as a cabinet-level agency in 1965, the stated mission of HUD (www.hud.gov) is “to increase homeownership,support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission,HUD will embrace high standards of ethics,management and accountability and forge new partnerships—particularly with faith-based and community organizations—that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level.”

The most common HUD-related activities are

• Acquisition and sale of all FHA-insured homes that are foreclosed on
• Involvement in moderate-income and low-income housing
• Removing barriers to minority ownership of homes
• Community planning and development
• Native American housing

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LOS ANGELES -- Consumer Credit Counselors of Los Angeles (CCC-LA), doing business as Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Sacramento Valley, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Mid-Counties and Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Valley, received notification last week that it has been awarded $150,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to conduct housing counseling activities at CCC-LA's 14 offices spanning from Sacramento through Los Angeles.
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